Green Features at Pierpont Meadow

Pierpont Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary is doing its part to leave a lighter footprint on the environment by utilizing green technology.

Conserving Energy

  • Energy audit completed and recommendations implemented
  • Additional insulation has been installed and building has been airsealed
  • All incandescent light bulbs have been replaced with LED light bulbs
  • Refrigerators have been replaced with EnergyStar models
  • Programmable thermostats installed
  • Installed double pane energy-efficient replacement windows
  • Electric-powered property management equipment purchased and in use

Buying Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources

  • 100% green electricity purchased from Green Energy Consumers Alliance (New England Wind product) for all electricity not produced on site

Conserving Water

  • 2 dual-flush toilets installed
  • Washing machine replaced with high-efficiency model
  • Low-flow showerhead